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Best Buy unwraps five new Xbox One bundles in time for the holidays

Hoping that one of your loved ones has an Xbox One on his or her list, Best Buy has launched a new range of holiday bundles for Microsoft's console, including games, controllers and discounted Xbox Live Gold memberships. Pay a visit to Best Buy's website and you'll find five console bundles...

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Miku, meat and merch: Tokyo Game Show 2013 shopping area extravaganza

The Tokyo Game Show's shopping area is a dangerous place. It's full of adorable, super awesome merchandise from the likes of Sega, Capcom and Namco Bandai – which is good – but the majority of that stuff is way expensive, which is bad. What's worse, the swag-lust induced by simply...

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2011 Holiday Buyers Guide: PlayStation Network

Did you ravenously unwrap a gift this holiday season, only to discover a redeemable PSN card within? Don't despair -- that card can actually be turned into video games! We've got a bunch of suggestions on which 2011 video games you should transmogrify your e-money into after the jump. Whether...

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TGS 2011's shopping area, in (too many) pictures

We can't buy everything in the TGS merchandise sales area -- of course, some of the merch is, like, pillowcases with naughty pictures on them, so maybe we don't want to buy everything. Regardless, it's much cheaper to just take a bunch of pictures of the stuff there and remember it that way. ...

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Online shopping comes to Wii in Japan November 1

Nintendo's Wii no Ma Channel currently provides videos to Wii users in Japan. During an investors presentation, Nintendo president Satoru Iwata introduced plans to add an online shopping component to the service. On November 1, three department store companies and Nintendo will launch the new Wii no...

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NPD issues outlook for consumers' holiday shopping habits

The NPD Group recently conducted a poll among American consumers to track their "spending intentions" for the rapidly approaching holiday shopping rush. Of the poll's 2,003 participants, 9 percent said they plan to spend more money than they did last holiday season (down from 11 percent in 2009),...

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TGS 2010 shopping area shrinks down, but still tempts

Last year, the shop portion of the TGS show floor took up an entire hall by itself. This year, it was squeezed into the corner of one of the two halls housing game demos. That isn't to say that the downsized area didn't find ways to take money from obsessed fans, as there was certainly a lot to see...

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NPD discovers why people braved the Black Friday crowds

NPD, known in the video game world for its US sales charts, has released its first study of the Black Friday phenomenon. "The Anatomy of Black Friday 2009" is based on a survey of 1,700 shoppers about their Black Friday shopping activities. Why, exactly, did shoppers wake up at ridiculous times and...

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Confirmed for Black Friday: Old Navy giving Lego Rock Band with $20 clothing purchase

We hope you've been putting off purchasing that that new fleece jacket you've had your eye on, because Old Navy will be running one hell of a video game deal this coming Black Friday. As suggested by a supposedly leaked circular earlier this month, anyone who spends $20 on the store's merchandise...

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Microsoft Stores printing PC games on location

Though the recently opened Microsoft Store in Scottsdale, Arizona contains all the electronic doodads and software you'd expect to find in a Microsoft-branded retailer, there's one pleasant surprise waiting there for PC gaming enthusiasts. That VideoGame Blog reports that kiosks are distributed...

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